Werner E. Michel

Werner E. Michel

Werner E. Michel

Colonel Werner E. Michel was commissioned an Military Intelligence Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 29 December 1944, Class Number 382. His first duty assignment was as Interrogation Officer, Military Intelligence Training School, 270th Interrogation Detachment, 60th Infantry, 9th Division. | His subsequent duty assignment include: Commander, 270th Military Intelligence Detachment, 5th Constar Regiment; Counterintelligence and Case Officer, 970th Counterintelligence, Germany; German Instructor, Counterintelligence School, Fort Holabird, Missouri; Counterintelligence Officer, 115th CIC, Detachment, Headquarters, 6th Army, Presidio of San Francisco; Chief, Counter Espionage, 441st, Counterintelligence, Tokyo, Japan; Operations Officer, Headquarters, 108th Counterintelligence Detachment, New York, New York; S-3, 1st Battle Group 32nd Infantry and 1st Airborne Brigade, 503 Infantry, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Division Operations, Command and General Staff College; Chief Operations Division, G-2 Section;, Headquarters, Central Army Group and  NATO; Commander, 2d Battalion, 15th Infantry, 3d Infantry Division; Director of Plans and Management Division and Special Assistant to J-2 for Viet Cong Infrastructure Intel Vietnam, J-2, Headquarters, MACV, Vietnam; Chief, Counterintelligence Division, Department of the Army, Washington, D.C.; Chief, Counterintelligence and Security, Defense Intelligence Agency, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. | His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Legion of Merit (1 Cluster)

Additional Information

  • Rank


  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted


  • Branch Of Service

    Military Intelligence

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